Consider This Low Cost Raised Bed Gardening Idea for Your Survival Garden

I’m a fan of raised bed gardening. It’s always interesting to discover what others do to make their gardens successful for them. That’s especially true if an idea or technique is inexpensive.

The March/April 2013 “Backwoods Home Magazine” (Issue #140) includes an article about making low cost raised beds. An excerpt follows, and you can read the whole thing by clicking on the link below.


Low-cost raised beds

By Lucas Crouch

I don’t have a perfect garden, but since I started gardening seven years ago, I have worked toward that goal. Experimentation and luck have helped me develop a raised bed that is pretty close to ideal for my circumstances. It might be what you’re looking for, too.

In my garden, I have tried to make sure things are inexpensive, durable, and as organic as possible. And since I live in coastal Florida at an elevation of a few feet, it must also be termite-proof and resistant to flooding.

Read the whole article here:

Excerpt used with permission of Backwoods Home Magazine. 1-800-835-2418.


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